ABC reporter Louise Milligan speaks after death of George Pell trends now

ABC reporter Louise Milligan speaks after death of George Pell trends now
ABC reporter Louise Milligan speaks after death of George Pell trends now

ABC reporter Louise Milligan speaks after death of George Pell trends now

ABC reporter who exposed the allegations against Cardinal George Pell reveals how she feels about his death: 'People assumed I would be somehow glad or relieved he was gone' ABC reporter Louise Milligan said George Pell's death would be 'triggering' She wrote a book on the Cardinal's allegations, and spoke to one of his accusers Ms Milligan said she felt no pleasure in Pell's passing but instead felt 'numb'

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The ABC reporter who helped exposed child sex abuse allegations against George Pell has revealed people thought she would be happy he has died.

Louise Milligan, who wrote Cardinal: The Rise and Fall of George Pell in 2017, admitted receiving messages that assumed she would feel 'glad or relieved' at his death.

Cardinal Pell, 81, died on after a cardiac arrest following hip surgery in Rome, the Vatican confirmed on Wednesday, a day after his passing.

The ABC reporter who helped expose child sex abuse allegations against George Pell has revealed people thought she would be happy he has died

The ABC reporter who helped expose child sex abuse allegations against George Pell has revealed people thought she would be happy he has died

Louise Milligan, who wrote Cardinal: The Rise and Fall of George Pell in 2017, admitted receiving messages that assumed she would feel 'glad or relieved' at his death

Louise Milligan, who wrote Cardinal: The Rise and Fall of George Pell in 2017, admitted receiving messages that assumed she would feel 'glad or relieved' at his death

Instead of being pleased, Ms Milligan wrote 'I just felt numb' in an ABC article titled 'Cardinal George Pell's death isn't the end or a celebration for child sex abuse survivors. It's another hard day'.

Ms Milligan, who has interviewed many sexual abuse survivors, said they are still 'hurting' and would consider Pell's death a 'sombre occasion'. 

In 2018 he was found guilty of child sexual

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